|MIT 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
Instructor: Walter Lewin 8.01 is a first-semester freshman physics class in Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory. In addition to the basic concepts of Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory, a variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Binary Stars, Neutron Stars, Black Holes, Resonance Phenomena, Musical Instruments, Stellar Collapse, Supernovae, Astronomical observations from very high flying balloons (lecture 35), and you will be al...
Keywords: units of measurement, powers of ten, dimensional analysis, measurement uncertainty, scaling arguments, velocity, speed, acceleration, acceleration of gravity, vectors, motion, vector product, scalar product, projectiles, projectile trajectory, circular motion, centripetal motion, artifical gravity, force, Newton's Three Laws, eight, weightlessness, tension, friction, frictionless forces, static friction, dot products, cross products, kinematics, springs, pendulum, mechanical energy, kinetic energy, universal gravitation, resistive force, drag force, air drag, viscous terminal velocity, potential energy, heat, energy consumption, collisions, center of mass, momentum, Newton's Cradle, impulse and impact, rocket thrust, rocket velocity, flywheels, inertia, torque, spinning rod, elliptical orbits, Kepler's Laws, Doppler shift, stellar dynamics, sound waves, electromagnets, binary star, black holes, rope tension, elasticity, speed of sound, pressure in fluid, Pascal's Principle, hydrostatic pressure, barometric pressure, submarines, buoyant force, Bernoulli's Equations, Archimede's Principle, floating, baloons, resonance, wind instruments, thermal expansion, shrink fitting, particles and waves, diffraction
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